MLA, the Eighth Edition
The Eighth edition of MLA has changed some of the formatting of the Works Cited page. The order in which information is listed is as follows:
Author. Title of Source. Title of Container, Other Contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location.
The detailed definition of the categories can be found here.
The template a web site is as follows:
Last name, first of author. "Web Page Title." Title of the Web site, Name of Institution/Organization/Publisher
Affiliated with the Site, Date of Creation, URL, DOI or permalink. Date of Access.
Below are a few examples of the information required for the MLA reference page citations:
Hollmichel, Stefanie. So Many Books. 2003-13, somanybooksblog.com.
Article on a web site:
Hollmichel, Stefanie. “The Reading Brain: Differences between Digital and
Print.” So Many Books, 25 Apr. 2013, somanybooksblog.com/2013/
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Unaired Pilot 1996.” Youtube, uploaded by Brian
Stowe, 28 Jan. 2012, www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR3J-v7QXXw.
Online Television Show:
“Under the Gun.” Pretty Little Liars, season 4, episode 6, ABC Family, 16 July 2013. Hulu,
www.hulu.com/watch/511318. Accessed 23 July 2013.
@persiankiwi. “We have report of large street battles in east & west of Tehran
now – #Iranelection.” Twitter, 23 June 2009, 11:15 a.m., twitter.com/
Article in an Online-only Scholarly Journal:
Dolby, Nadine. “Research in Youth Culture and Policy: Current Conditions and Future Directions.”
Social Work and Society: The International Online-Only Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, 2008,
www.socwork.net/sws/article/view/60/362. Accessed 20 May 2009.
Article in an Online Scholarly Journal That Also Appears in Print:
Wheelis, Mark. "Investigating Disease Outbreaks Under a Protocol to the Biological and
Toxin Weapons Convention." Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 6, no. 6, 2000, pp. 595-600,
wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/6/6/00-0607_article. Accessed 8 Feb. 2009.